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Providence Health & Services Recreational Therapist in Renton, Washington


Providence is calling a Recreational Therapist (PACE Full Life, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence ElderPlace in Kent, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Conduct individual assessment to identify the participants’ individual interests/needs.

  • Develop and implement an appropriate variety of individual and group activities.

  • Participate in interdisciplinary care planning.

  • Coordinate the recreation documentation for the group participants.

  • Assist with training and supervising volunteers and/or youth job program assistants/student interns and their activities.

  • Lead facility wide participant-centered events.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Therapy

  • Valid Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) Certification from National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC)

  • Current Recreation Therapist registration in Washington State

  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate for Healthcare Providers (will be required within 3 months of hire date)

  • Current Food Handler’s Permit (will be required within 3 months of hire date)

  • A valid Washington State driver’s license and have access to daily use of an insured reliable vehicle or an alternate ability to travel to sites as required

  • 2 years experience in providing recreation with the elderly or disabled

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is conveniently located in Seattle, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Recreational Therapy

Location: Washington-Seattle

Other Location(s): Washington-Renton

Req ID: 238020